Pharmacies in the Bay Area are rationing the cough syrup that doctors prescribe for upper respiratory infections due to the severe flu season.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would require pharmaceutical companies distributing their drugs within the city to fully fund and administer a permanent citywide drug take-back program.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Residents will be able to drop off unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs at locations throughout the Bay Area on Saturday as part of the sixth annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
The state Senate has approved a bill that would allow nurses to dispense birth control, making it easier for women to get contraceptives at primary care clinics.
San Francisco born, Eric Dane recently entered a rehab facility to get treatment for addiction to prescription painkillers but is expected to go back to work soon…
New technology promises to help patients remember to take their prescription drugs and will warn patients, doctors, even caretakers if doses are missed.
Americans everywhere have been asked to carve out some time this weekend to clean out their medicine cabinets. Bay Area police stations are standing by Saturday to accept unwanted prescription drugs. KCBS Janice Wright Reporting: […]